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WWII Homefront Propoganda

WWII Homefront Propoganda

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WWII Homefront Propoganda

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  1. WWII HomefrontPropoganda

  2. Urging citizens to remember…

  3. Buy War Bonds to support the war! • Debt securities used by the government to finance the war • Yields interest • Controls inflations

  4. More War Bond posters

  5. Posters often played on the fears of Americans, especially women.

  6. Commemorate Pearl Harbor by buying extra War Bonds!

  7. Americans should work hard for the war effort…

  8. Women should do their part outside of the home…

  9. Rosie the Riveter • Became an iconic figure for women in the workplace • We Can Do It! Was a rallying cry for women to work outside the home in factories to support the war effort • Became a tagline for the women’s rights movement

  10. Women in the Armed Forces • Women were encouraged to join auxiliary branches of the armed forces • Their jobs were domestic and consisted largely of administrative duties • Most were given equal military pay

  11. WAVES – Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service • What does the name imply?

  12. Men were heavily recruited

  13. What do these posters say about men who enlist?

  14. Americans at home were encouraged to conserve & ration

  15. Wasted food= wasted lives

  16. Quick and careful production became essential

  17. Americans were encouraged not to share information

  18. Religion and the war

  19. Racial equality ?